How to Build A Crystal Radio

Run by Museum of American Heritage

A whisper in the wind: How to Build A Crystal Radio
An Interactive 4-Day Workshop at the Museum of American Heritage 351 Homer Avenue, Palo Alto
Students learn radio history dating back to Tesla and Marconi, as well as basic radio theory, modulation, headphone function and how to read schematics.

Elements include: winding coils, drilling a mounting board, arranging components, and wiring the set according to a schematic.

Instructor: Larry Pizzella. His custom radio design won first prize in a national contest for crystal radio set distance reception.

Class dates are Saturdays April 7, 14, 21 & 28 1:30-3:30pm Students must attend all 4 days of the workshop
Registration form can be found at
$75 Museum Members/$85 Non-members Ages 10 and Up
Registration Required

Map to Museum of American Heritage
Museum of American Heritage
Homer Ave, Palo Alto, California, 94302
Time Price
Sat, 1:30pm - 3:30pm

The Museum of American Heritage is dedicated to the preservation of inventions and technology created between 1750-1950.

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